The dependence of Hyalomma aegyptium on its tortoise host Testudo graeca in Algeria.

@article{Tiar2016TheDO,
  title={The dependence of Hyalomma aegyptium on its tortoise host Testudo graeca in Algeria.},
  author={Ghoulem Tiar and Manel Tiar-Saadi and Slim Benyacoub and Mohsen Kalboussi and Pavel {\vS}irok{\'y}},
  journal={Medical and veterinary entomology},
  year={2016},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={
          351-9
        }
}
Hyalomma aegyptium (Linnaeus, 1758) (Ixodida: Ixodidae) has recently been confirmed as a carrier of numerous pathogenic, including zoonotic, agents. Four environmentally distinct regions of Algeria, located between the humid coastal zone and the arid Saharan Atlas range, were selected in order to compare differences in tick abundance among localities, and the correlations between tick abundance and host population characteristics and other environmental conditions. Sampling was carried out… CONTINUE READING
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